Education Project

Formal Education system is one of the sources for cognitive development in our society. MANAVLOK had established 37 Balwadi (kindergarten) at 37 villages with total beneficiaries of 1486 children and handover to state government, facilitated 960 students at 35 centers through night study program, provided non-formal education to 175 children of school dropout at 9 villages and also home science college. MANAVLOK also undertook balkrida melawe (children sports), music classes, and sport competition for youths in past. MANAVLOK also provided different trainings to people from work area such as trainings based on SHG’s, skills, watershed development, Panchayat Member etc.

Presently, MANAVLOK is running one Art center, one Balwadi Centre (pre-school) and one MSW (Master of Social Work) College which are renowned in the region across

MANAVLOK Social Work College

Our source of inspiration Dr. Dwarkadas Shaligram Lohiya was working in the field of social development especially rural development since 1972 in Marathwada. Especially in Beed district which is known for its drought and migrant labour. Dr. D. S. Lohiya felt the need to start professional social work course and to prepare trained social worker from the same district who knows severity of the problems and trained them to handle the problems in the district by the scientific knowledge.


It helps the poor rural girls/boys to take the benefits of higher education by providing lodging and boarding at concessional rates. Both Girls and Boys grow and develop their potential in the progressive environment at the hostel which is integrated with other activities of the organization. We have two separate hostels for boys and girls.

Training Centre and Auditorium:

We have two training centersand an auditorium. Our training centers are well designed and well-furnished for both residential and non-residential types of trainings, located at MANAVLOK Campus, Ambajogai.

Skill Training:

Through MANAVLOK’s “Manaswini Mahila Prakalp” (MMP) located at Ambajogai, skilled training on tailoring, jewelry making, catering, leather work, livelihood etc. Previously also through “Eklavya Training Centre” located at sub Centre Salegaon (dist- Osmanabad), skill training in tailoring was given to women and girls.

Toy Bank:

Toy bank, an initiative under The Opentree Foundation, is an organization in India that promotes the Right to Play for all children. They adopt a mindful approach to promote a child’s mental wellbeing and socio-economic development. Manavlok collaborated with Toybank to set up Play Centers at Zilla Parishad schools and Anganwadis.

Runzun Playgroup Center:

Children from age group 3 to 5 are given admission to the “Runzun” playgroup center located at Ambajogai.Its intake capacity is of 40 students.The play group course assists children to continue their exploration.Along with educational activities, students participate in different cultural and sport activities like Ashadhi Ekadashi Dindi, Guru Purnima, Dahihandi, Fancy Dress competition, sport competition, play and annual function etc. Runzun playgroup is working for overall development of foundation for children.

Dr. Shaila Lohiya Study Centre for Women:

Over 1,350 books have been registered at the Dr. Shaila Lohiya Study Center for women located at Ambajogai. Everyday all leading newspapers are made available in the study center. Every day, many girls and women visit to the study center to get benefit of this.